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WETA
Jan 22, 2013 10:00pm EST
by anybody in law enforcement or the justice department? >> not until just recently. >> we are going to step up on the principle of one set of rules for everyone, equal justice under law. >> narrator: finally, in late 2012, the state of new york sued a wall street bank for fraudulently misrepresenting the mortgages they packaged and sold. >> very simply, we're investigating the misconduct of folks who caused the bubble... >> narrator: the man who brought the suit was new york attorney general eric schneiderman, co-chair of a new state-federal working group that included the department of justice, the sec and others. >> ...complaint for securities fraud against jpmorgan chase as successors to bear stearns and company and emc mortgage corporation. >> narrator: although the case centered on bankers' fraudulent and deceptive practices, no individuals were named. the suit was a civil, not criminal, case. >> smith: and you've alleged in the case of bear stearns that they passed these things on knowingly, intentionally, knowing they were bad? >> yes. we think the facts, as alleged in
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 9:00pm PST
. >> standardized tests like the dc cas, which ryan had used at noyes, were mandated in 2002 by a federal law called no child left behind. their scores enabled federal officials to measure progress at individual schools. >> now, how many of you know about no child left behind? what does that law say? it basically says that by the year 2014, every child in the united states should be proficient in english and in mathematics. >> poor scores could trigger drastic consequences like bringing in a private company to take over. so schools took time from their normal teaching to prepare their students for the tests. >> i have the results in my hands. now, am i smiling? >> no. >> no, i am not happy right now. i am not happy because many of you did not do so well. but that's okay for now, because that is part of the reason why i am here, so that we can make some adjustments and so that you can score better. >> the dc cas was also designed to diagnose students to identify those needing additional help. but rhee was taking it one step further. >> how did dc cas become this be all and end all instrument f
WETA
Jan 17, 2013 2:30am EST
extremely unusual. when any of the other major programs were passed, signed into law, they were ultimately done with both democrat and republican votes. >> narrator: it was victory, but experienced washington knew the president would pay for it. >> it came at a high price, the entire first year basically dedicated to this, having their hopes for bipartisanship dashed. >> narrator: now, he and his party would have to wait for a verdict from the electorate-- the midterm elections. >> an historic election for the republican party... >> it's a whole new political world for the president... > narrator: in november of 2010, the president's party suffered a significant defeat... >> now the republicans back in power in the house of representatives... >> narrator: for them, the midterm elections were a disaster. >> democrats are nursing a major midterm hangover. >> it was really one of the first times when the country had a chance to register their opposition to obama. >> tuesday's election was a game changer... >> and boy, did they. >> repudiation of the president and his policies... >> and that,
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